Scientist – Sample Collection and Testing Support

  • Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

 In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

•         Provide analytical testing support services using standard analytical and characterization techniques (HPLC/UPLC/LC, GC, etc)

•         Provide sampling services (collection, processing, testing) and data analysis

•         Responsible for accurate and real-time documentation and data entry

•         Provide environmental monitoring support including microbiological testing

•         Provide laboratory infrastructure support such as media maintenance, stock culture maintenance, equipment maintenance/calibrations/logbooks, procedure maintenance (SOP’s, test procedures, etc.), purchasing/inventory support, and training

  • Cross-trained to support all team members in the department

•         Provide backup support to ensure on time testing services

•         Provide customer service and exhibit customer interface skills

•         Ensure that SOP’s are documented and activities performed according to the appropriate SOP

•         Ensure training is performed and that training logs are maintained

Qualifications

Desired skills:

•         Skilled in analytical testing instrumentation

•         Knowledge of general microbiology techniques

•         Knowledge of USP and other regulatory requirements

•         Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs)

•         Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, instrument software applications and laboratory management software systems

•         Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

•         Excellent communication (oral, interpersonal and written) skills and attention to detail

•         Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

•         Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

 

Qualifications:

•         BS in Chemistry, Biology or other related scientific degree concentration

•                     2+ years of lab experience in biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry

•                     Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Ridgefield, CT are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

 

What Happens Next
 

Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths. 
 
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Closing Date

 
We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.
 
Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. 

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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